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Word: caulk

Definition: (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)


Sentences Containing 'caulk'

Nail down the lid; caulk the seams; pay over the same with pitch; batten them down tight, and hang it with the snap-spring over the ship's stern.

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